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Lady Ghostbusters are the only interesting kind of Ghostbusters

June 2, 2015 17:22:11 Posted at June 2, 2015 17:22:11
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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D Dipasupil/ Neilson Barnard/ Gary Gershoff/ Getty Images

So says Paul Feig, the director of the all-female Ghostbusters reboot. In an interview with AlloCine while promoting Spy, Feig said the only way he can see to remake Ghostbusters is to reimagine it with women. I love that he says this, that the only way it makes sense to him is as a female-driven project. Full Story

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This Jake is not fun

June 2, 2015 16:29:49 Posted at June 2, 2015 16:29:49
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Christopher Peterson/ Felipe Ramales/ Splash News

After judging in Cannes and spending a few days in Italy, Jake Gyllenhaal is back in New York, seen here all covered up while out and about yesterday. Jake is set to make his musical theatre debut in a month in Little Shop Of Horrors for 3 performances on July 1 and 2 which is 3 weeks before the release of Southpaw, for which he’s starting to do press now. Full Story

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Winning back Australia

June 2, 2015 14:20:31 Posted at June 2, 2015 14:20:31
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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INFphoto.com/ Splash News

After spending part of last week in LA to celebrate daughter Lily Rose’s 16th birthday, Johnny Depp has returned to Australia to resume work on Pirates 5. Apparently authorities held him and Amber Heard on his private jet for an hour to search the aircraft to go through their luggage, extra suspicious now because of the dogs incident. Full Story

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50 Shades of Repetition

June 1, 2015 17:15:16 Posted at June 1, 2015 17:15:16
Maria Posted by Maria

Well, we suspected it was coming, right? EL James has announced a new book, titled Grey, that will cover the same ground as 50 Shades of Grey, but from Christian’s perspective. Hasn’t it all been from Christian’s perspective? It’s not like Ana had a strong POV or was a fully formed character. Full Story

1D-5H

June 1, 2015 15:32:31 Posted at June 1, 2015 15:32:31
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Wenn, FameFlynet, INFphoto.com/ Splash News

When I checked Twitter this morning, “Louis & Lauren” was a worldwide trending topic. One Direction and something is always a worldwide trending topic. At least one, sometimes two. Right now they’re trying to start a rumour that Zayn is rejoining the band. This is not happening. Full Story

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Update: Chris Pratt is still pretty great

June 1, 2015 15:05:36 Posted at June 1, 2015 15:05:36
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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WENN

The Jurassic World press tour is fully engaged in advance of the movie's open this weekend, which means that Chris Pratt, the Internet's new boyfriend, is out and about, doing his duty as the face of this would-be franchise. So far, he's doing a better job than the Internet's other boyfriend named Chris, Chris Evans, just by keeping a lid on the pep while on the job. Full Story

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Amal Clooney has a stylist

May 29, 2015 19:33:54 Posted at May 29, 2015 19:33:54
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Wenn, Alberto E. Rodriguez/ Jason Merritt/ Jun Sato/ George Pimentel/ Getty Images

George Clooney recently said, on the Tomorrowland press tour, that Amal Clooney doesn’t have a stylist. Well… According to Yahoo Style, and I believe this source because Joe Zee is running things there now, Amal has now worked twice with Alexis Roche. Full Story

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The Afflecks send a message

May 29, 2015 14:11:29 Posted at May 29, 2015 14:11:29
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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FameFlynet

For a couple of weeks now, several tabloids have been reporting on the alleged imminent demise of the Jennifer Garner-Ben Affleck marriage. And yesterday the New York Daily News published a story about how the two are “leading separate lives” citing several sources who claim that they hardly spend any time together. Full Story

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Taylor’s “changed” Calvin

May 28, 2015 17:19:33 Posted at May 28, 2015 17:19:33
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Wenn, Peter Cepeda/ INFphoto.com/ Splash News

Here are Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris leaving her NYC apartment separately today. As usual, she’s in a crop. Under coveralls. I can’t hate this look. If I was as tall as she is, I would totally try it. As you know, Taylor and Calvin went out for dinner the other night holding hands. Full Story

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Warner Brothers/DC bags their first Chris

May 28, 2015 14:43:13 Posted at May 28, 2015 14:43:13
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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WENN

For years Marvel has dominated the market of white actors named Chris, building a veritable Chris army with the likes of Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, and Chris Pratt. But now Warner Brothers/DC is striking back, claiming a Chris of their own—Chris Pine, who is negotiating to co-star in Wonder Woman. Full Story

Tom Cruise in the 70s

May 27, 2015 15:33:49 Posted at May 27, 2015 15:33:49
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Splash

Tom Cruise is trying to make orange his colour in Georgia on the set of Mena today. I’m not sure if he’s also trying, unsuccessfully, to make himself Jon Hamm in the pants. Probably just a handkerchief. In other Tom news, remember what I said about how he endears himself to the crew? To the production? The cantankerous Alec Baldwin, who’s in the upcoming Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, claims to have quite enjoyed the Tom Cruise experience, telling The Hollywood Reporter Full Story

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Archie Panjabi will answer the question

May 27, 2015 15:01:17 Posted at May 27, 2015 15:01:17
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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WENN

Archie Panjabi attended the San Andreas premiere in Hollywood yesterday. And instead of just walking the red carpet, she did stop for interviews. Here’s how this sh-t usually works – if the celebrity doesn’t want to answer certain questions about certain topics, the publicist will give you a warning. Full Story

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Bond in a great coat

May 26, 2015 14:48:03 Posted at May 26, 2015 14:48:03
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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FameFlynet

Check out Daniel Craig in London on Sunday night shooting Bond Spectre. God he looks great in that ¾ coat. Actually, no, he looks great in both coats. Spectre is due in theatres November 6. That…doesn’t feel like it’s too far away. And I feel like it doesn’t leave a lot of time for post. Full Story

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Chris Pratt’s pre-apology

May 25, 2015 15:29:06 Posted at May 25, 2015 15:29:06
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Diabolik/ Splash News

Chris Pratt is about to start heavy press for Jurassic World. So he posted a pre-apology on Facebook in the event that he f-cks up during an interview. It’s wonderful. He is wonderful. Let’s read it together first:   (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d. Full Story

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